DA Candidate Kim Ogg: No Arrest for Marijuana

Kim Ogg proposes something bold for Harris County, issue a ticket and enforce community service, instead of arresting and filling the jails with people charged with possession of small amounts of marijuana.  Ogg is the Democratic candidate for Harris County District Attorney, and this proposal is a new direction for any candidate to go in regarding…… Continue reading DA Candidate Kim Ogg: No Arrest for Marijuana

Smoke ’em if you got ’em – Legal Weed for sale in Washington

Today Washington became the second state in the US to begin sales of marijuana for recreational use.  Granted, it began with a sputtering start – only a few licensed places around the state began sales today, with limited supplies.  In addition, licensed growers have not had time to bring in a full crop of product…… Continue reading Smoke ’em if you got ’em – Legal Weed for sale in Washington

Why marijuana legalization won’t happen in Texas anytime soon

Hate to break it to everyone getting their hopes up with the recent movement on marijuana regulation nationwide, but despite Colorado and Washington making marijuana use legal for recreational use and public opinion polls showing public support for legalization in Texas, it will be a long time before we see recreational use made legal in…… Continue reading Why marijuana legalization won’t happen in Texas anytime soon

NY Times: Legal Pot in Colorado “causes problems”

I put “causes problems” in quotes because, as an attorney, causality is an important thing for me. The recent story that ran in the New York Times about a man that supposedly consumed too much marijuana laced edibles, began hallucinating and ended up killing his wife with a gun.  Tracing the end result – a…… Continue reading NY Times: Legal Pot in Colorado “causes problems”